Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 11

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Two GCSE units taught concurrently (separate teachers):

 

Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39

 

Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-91

  • Key topics 3 & 4: Nazi control and dictatorship, 1933-39 & Life in Nazi Germany, 1933-39.

     

    Cold War crises, 1958-70 - Berlin, Cuba and Czechoslovakia.

    The end of the Cold War, 1970-91, including Détente, the invasion of Afghanistan, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

 

 

 Weekly quizzes and knowledge tests; half-termly exam-based skills assessments covering relevant range of assessment objectives.

Spring Term

 

Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39

 

 

Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 OR Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-91

 

  • Completion of units and consolidation of skills
  • Revision of all topics.

Weekly quizzes and knowledge tests; half-termly exam-based skills assessments covering relevant range of assessment objectives.